Fellowships

The University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine sponsors several emergency medicine fellowships and postgraduate training opportunities designed to help emergency physicians further their careers. From community medical directors to residency program leaders, professional team physicians to institutional directors of disaster medicine, graduates of our fellowship and postgraduate training programs are advancing patient care, medical education, and healthcare policy across the globe.

The field of emergency medicine is growing more competitive as it increases in popularity and diversity, and the benefit of establishing a niche is increasingly apparent. DEM offers renowned 3+1 training opportunities for current residents of our program, in addition to sponsoring a number of accredited fellowships under the direction of experienced, nationally recognized faculty.

We take pride in preparing fellows for successful and fulfilling careers, and we hope you’ll explore these pages to learn more about what we can offer you.

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FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

Fellowships are currently open to qualified residency-trained applicants in the following areas:

Administration

ADMINISTRATION & QUALITY
 

One-year program training junior faculty in leadership, quality improvement, health policy, patient safety, operations, advocacy and change management.

Education Scholarship

EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
 

SAEM-certified fellowship in which fellows take an active role in the management of our innovative medical education programs while engaging in novel scholarship.

EMS

EMS
 

ACGME-accredited fellowship with exceptional training in medical direction with advanced competencies in EMS system design, administration, and clinical care.

 
Flight Medicine

FLIGHT MEDICINE
 

One-year program offers exceptional training in air and ground medical transport with  procedural and administrative experience in the prehospital setting.

Global Health

GLOBAL HEALTH
 

One-year program develops skills to advance emergency care and education in resource-poor areas and prepares fellows for a career in international emergency care.

Research

RESEARCH
 

Two-year SAEM-certified fellowship trains physicians to become independent investigators and accomplished leaders in emergency medicine research.

 
Simulation

SIMULATION
 

One-year fellowship develops physician skills in the creation and execution of simulation-based curriculum development, research, and technical skills.

Ultrasound

ULTRASOUND
 

One-year accredited program provides progressive responsibility in ultrasound practice and teaching with an advanced curriculum that exceeds national standards.

Additional 3+1 opportunities

3+1 OPPORTUNITIES
 

Current residents may seek sponsorship for a non-accredited fourth year of training in a subspecialty or niche area of their choosing, such as provider wellness.

 

LIVING IN MADISON

Madison is consistently ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S., on measures ranging from fitness to food to family life. Some have even called it the best city ever! Located on an isthmus between the two largest of five sparkling lakes, the city boasts beautiful scenery and plentiful outdoor adventure year-round with 260 parks and beaches and 13 state parks within a one hour drive. As the home of our state government and the flagship University of Wisconsin campus, it’s also a hub of education and the arts. A vibrant city with a population of just over 250,000, Madison is a mid-sized city that perfectly blends urban style with natural beauty and small-town ease. Explore Madison by the seasons and discover what makes our city a great place to call home, or download a relocation guide.

Popular downtown destinations: Memorial Union and its lakefront terrace, Lakeshore Path and Picnic Point, the UW Arboretum, Wisconsin State Capitol, and State Street

 
 
 
 
 

EXPLORE MADISON, WI THROUGH THE SEASONS

 

FINDING THE RIGHT FIT

The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine educates, mentors, and develops future leaders in Emergency Medicine, whether individuals devote their efforts to advancing emergency prehospital care, research, public health, or public policy. We are collaborative across disciplines, specialties, health systems, and even countries, and we work toward our mission within a professional environment that supports and elevates the individual while aiming to build a sense of community and purpose. We do all this in a vibrant, picturesque city located in one of the best states in which to practice medicine. Explore what it means to be part of the emergency medicine community at UW: